Career Opportunities in Manufacturing

College presidents from Southern Union State Community College (AL), SUNY Adirondack (NY), and Clinton Community College (NY) discuss the multitude of opportunities within the manufacturing industry and how their respective programs support you on your pathway to a career.

Coaches Corner: An Essential Skills and Recruiting Conversation

Listen to Championship-winning coaches talk about how they teach and how their athletes use the Essential Skills. They also give advice on the recruiting process.

LinkedIn Setup Workshop

Want your LinkedIn profile to stand out for that awesome new job you have your eye on? TransPerfect joined CFES Brilliant Pathways for a LinkedIn workshop led by a panel of employees who shared information about how to grab the attention of future employers!

Zoom a NASA Scientist

CFES Brilliant Pathways hosted Cori Quirk, a Program Manager with over a decade of experience at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). She specializes in the management of large space-flight task orders with complex hardware and software development requirements constrained by tight budgets and aggressive schedules. Listen as she answers questions from students and educators.

Resume Writing Workshop

Don’t know where to start when crafting your resume? Or struggling with updating it for that new job you’ve had your eye on? Tune in to the resume workshop led by a panel of employees at TransPerfect and learn how to grab the attention of future employers!

A Return to Rural

On November 19th, CFES Brilliant Pathways was joined by former Google executive and current Founder/Executive Director of Center on Rural Innovation (CORI) Matt Dunne. Dunne talked about the growing reality of students being able to move back to their rural hometowns to work remotely in high-paying tech jobs.

Careers In Law

Cathy Cox, Dean of Walter F. George School Law at Mercer University, talked about her own pathway from a small town in Georgia to a nearby junior college to the University of Georgia to working as a newspaper reporter leading to her impressive career in law and politics.

How to Search for a Job (When You Don’t Know What You Want to Do)

The world around us has changed and so have our plans for the future. Join Tabitha Ashura and Amanda Ryan from TransPerfect to learn how to prepare for and navigate through uncertainty as you search for a job. TransPerfect is the largest privately-owned language services provider, with offices in 90+ cities worldwide.

The Value of Recruiting and Experiencing Diversity On and Off the Field

Jesse Cormier, Head Coach of the Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) men’s soccer team and former University of Vermont (UVM) men’s soccer coach, joined CFES Brilliant Pathways to discuss how understanding diversity is essential to college and career success.

Entrepreneurship and “Imposter Syndrome”

Jeff Martin, an award-winning journalist and communications expert, gives advice and encouragement for both young people and experienced professionals alike who are seeking to find new opportunities.

How to Build and Sustain a Successful Virtual Learning and Teaching School that Reaches all Students

Dan Mannix, Superintendent of the Beekmantown Central School District in New York, will provide key insights into how schools in his district became virtual learning and teaching models before – and after – the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

The New Reality of College & Career Readiness in 2020 and Beyond

Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman, who also runs a major organic farm operation, will provide advice for how students can prepare for a new and unpredictable workforce in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Partnering to Help Build Tomorrow’s Workforce Today

Jin Lee, CFES Board Member and Senior Vice President of Global Production at TransPerfect and Tabitha Ashura, Manager of Executive Support at TransPerfect, with CFES Alumni Director Manny Tejeda.

A Look at Jobs, Careers & Leadership Amidst the Pandemic

George Pataki, former Governor of the State of New York, and Rick Dalton, CFES Brilliant Pathways President & CEO

How Might Higher Education Change in the Post-Pandemic World?

Francesco Cesareo, President of Assumption College, and J. Bart Morrison, CFES Board Chair and Associate Professor of Management at Assumption College

The Essential Skills™

Greg Muccio, Director of People at Southwest Airlines

What Every Student and Their Parents Should Know About Managing Money

Yanely Espinal, Director of Educational Outreach at Next Gen Personal Finance

Preparing Students for a Successful College Transition

Donald Outing, Vice President for Equity and Community, University Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Lehigh University

Money Management for Students with Dannielle

CFES Brilliant Pathways partnered with Jopwell for a Money Management For Students webinar.

Building Student Leadership

Brian Flores, head coach of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins